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Library Renovations Under Way in Rare Books and Special Collections

Summer Renovations In light of the library’s importance in teaching and research at Princeton, the University has committed to a comprehensive renovation of the Firestone Library that began in 2010 and is scheduled to be completed in September 2018.   … Continue reading

05. June 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Envisioning the World: Henry and Holly Wendt Donate Historic World Map Collection.

An extraordinary collection of world maps, dating from 1472 to 1700, has found a permanent home in the Historic Maps Collection of the Princeton University Library. Collected by Henry Wendt, Class of 1955, and his wife, Holly, the thirty items … Continue reading

28. May 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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The Great Gatsby : From Princeton to Hollywood

The film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby, directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby and Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan, premieres this evening in New York and arrives in theaters on May … Continue reading

01. May 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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The Hudson Review Celebrates 65th Anniversary

The Hudson Review celebrates its 65th anniversary next month. One of the most notable and influential American literary quarterlies of the post-World War II era, it was co-founded in 1947 by Princeton graduates Frederick Morgan (Class of 1943), Joseph Bennett … Continue reading

24. April 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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The Great Gatsby to Open Cannes Film Festival

Australian director Baz Luhrmann’s latest film, The Great Gatsby, will open the 66th Festival de Cannes in the Grand Théâtre Lumière of the Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2013. “Baz Luhrmann, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Scott Fitzgerald to inaugurate the Festival de … Continue reading

22. March 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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